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Lionel Messi set to marry long time girlfriend Antonella Roccuzzo on June 30 in Rosario

Ballon d' Or winner Lionel Messi discovered his love for football in the town Rosario. It's also the place where his and Antonella Rocuzzo's two children were baptized -Thiago, 4 and one-year-old...

News Nation Bureau | Jun 11, 2017 12:06 PM

Football legend Diego Maradona 'excited' to meet Bengal tiger Sourav Ganguly

Football legend Diego Maradona is excited for his second visit to Kolkata and has already started the countdown.

PTI | Jun 10, 2017 04:48 PM

IOC executive board recommends awarding 2024 and 2028 games to Paris and Los Angeles

IOC top brass has virtually assured that rival bidders Paris and Los Angeles will both host the Games by recommending that hosting rights for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics be awarded together.

PTI | Jun 10, 2017 04:25 PM

Jhingan, Lalpekhlua's strikes power India to 2-0 win over Nepal in international football friendly

South Asian football powerhouse India secured an impressive 2-0 win over Asian neighbours Nepal in an international friendly played out at Andheri Sports Complex in Mumbai

News Nation Bureau | Jun 07, 2017 12:50 PM

Subrata Paul, Indian goalkeeper suspended by NADA

The National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) has placed footballer Subrata Paul under provisional suspension following a request from the ace goalkeeper.

News Nation Bureau | Jun 07, 2017 12:33 AM

India start as favourites against Nepal in international football friendly at Mumbai

South Asian powerhouse India shall be taking on neighbours Nepal in a football friendly at the on Tuesday.The 'Blue Tigers' shall be boosted by the return of star striker Sunil Chhetri who has...

News Nation Bureau | Jun 05, 2017 01:07 PM

Real Madrid clinches European Cup title for 12th time; defeats Juventus 4-1

Real Madrid on Saturday retained the Champions League title by winning European Cup for the 12th consecutive time and third in four seasons. They defeated Juventus 4-1 in the final to clinch the title...

News Nation Bureau | Jun 04, 2017 07:54 AM

Champions League final: Juventus stand in Zinedine Zidane's path to history with Real Madrid

As Zinedine Zidane hopes to become first manager to win back-to-back Champions League titles in the post-1992 Champions League era on Saturday, he needs to be vary of his former club Juventus' ability...

PTI | Jun 02, 2017 06:22 PM

AFC Cup: Sunil Chhetri's lone strike helps Bengaluru FC edge past Maziya FC, secure knockout berth

Skipper Sunil Chhetri's strike helped last-year finalists Bengaluru register a well fought victory over Maziya FC and enter the knockout stages of the AFC Cup at Sree Kanteerava Stadium played on...

News Nation Bureau | Jun 01, 2017 11:17 AM

Manchester United ranked Europe's most valuable football club with USD 3.4 bn enterprise value: KPMG Report

England's soccer powerhouse Manchester United has bagged the Numero Uno spot in Europe's most valuable club rankings compiled by KPMG.

News Nation Bureau | May 31, 2017 10:59 AM

Europa League Final: Pogba, Mkhitaryan's strikes help Manchester United trounce Ajax 2-0 to win maiden title in emotionally charged title clash

Manchester United defeated Netherland's soccer powerhouse Aja Amsterdam 2-0 in the title clash to clinch their maiden Europa League title at Stockholm on Sunday.

News Nation Bureau | May 25, 2017 11:04 AM

Spain's Supreme Court confirms Lionel Messi's 21-month jail sentence in tax fraud case

Spain's Supreme Court has confirmed a 21-month jail sentence and 2.09-million-euro ($2.25 million) fine imposed on Barcelona forward Lionel Messi for tax fraud, months after the he lodged an appeal.

PTI | May 24, 2017 06:26 PM

Manchester bombing: Premier League champions Chelsea cancel their victory parade

Premier League champions Chelsea have canceled their plans to hold a victory parade in the wake of the terrorist attack in Manchester.

News Nation Bureau | May 24, 2017 06:07 PM

2017 Europa League: Manchester United sets sight on maiden title in grand finale against Ajax Amsterdam

Manchester United shall be locking horns against Dutch powerhouse Ajax Amsterdam in the grand final of the Europa League at Stockholm on Wednesday.

News Nation Bureau | May 24, 2017 12:31 PM

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane hails Real Madrid's La Liga title bigger achievement than World Cup win with France

Former French midfield maestro Zinedine Zidane claimed winning the Spanish Premier division soccer title as Real Madrid's coach was a bigger moment than his stellar achievements as a player

News Nation Bureau | May 22, 2017 04:27 PM